13 Cringe-Worthy Things Every '90s Kid Did In The Early Days Of Facebook You Might've Forgotten
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13 Cringe-Worthy Things Every '90s Kid Did In The Early Days Of Facebook You Might've Forgotten

The good, the bad, the ugly and the outright unexplainable.

13 Cringe-Worthy Things Every '90s Kid Did In The Early Days Of Facebook You Might've Forgotten
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Facebook memories remind us of all of the funny, weird, sometimes hard to explain moments we had in the mid- to late-2000s. Trust me, these moments were pretty embarrassing but it is has defined us in our adolescence/young adult lives. I'll even share a few of my cringe-worthy moments from this iconic era.

Let's get it.

1. Picnik

Picnik was the go-to place to edit your photos. Sadly, the site shut down on April 19, 2013. RIP good ole Picnik.

(Hey no judgment here right?)

2. "Like for a TBH (To Be Honest)"

The funniest thing about TBH was that you would say the most general basic things like "you're in my class," "you seem pretty cool," etc to everyone who liked your post because you honestly didn't know them. Which brings me to number three...

3. Having hundreds and thousands of friends but only knowing 10 in real life

Unless you were super paranoid about a stalker, most peers I knew added nearly everyone they could as long as there was some type of mutual friend. Honestly kind of weird and a security risk. I'm still clearing out my friend's list.

4. Hiding your face in pictures

Honestly, I can't even explain this phenomenon but I surely took a few pictures like this. Exhibit A and B

5. Keyboard emojis

Keyboard emojis were a beast and so versatile. They were an era before the emojis we commonly use today :) :] :D xD \.__./

6. "RAWRR xd"

What is there to say? Rawr means "I love you" in dinosaur

7. Tag Someone Who Is...

"The chill one" "The one wit the pretty hair" "The Drama Queen"

Which category do you fall in?

8. Making a status update on any and everything

3:44 p.m. "I'm sooooooo hungry?"

3:45 p.m. "School was so boring, omg -____-"


9. Cafe World/Farmville craze

You can't deny that these weren't the top two best games of the decade. If you weren't playing Cafe World or Farmville you definitely got game requests from your Facebook friends. #BringBackCafeWorld #BringBackFarmville

10. Everyone was your "Family"

Seriously so guilty of this. Every girl and guy I knew from school was listed as my sister/brother or cousin. And if it was a really close friend they would be my "daughter" or they as my "mom/dad." A weird trend this was.

11. Poking

Poking on Facebook is equivalent to liking multiple pictures on Instagram or Twitter. Poking was a form of subtle showing-not-telling flirting.

12. "TyPED lyKe dIs"

Yup. The caps/uncaps typing craze was most definitely a thing before the Spongebob mocking meme

13. Liking super specific Facebook Pages

I think the picture explains itself quite well.

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